Early Career Teachers: Surviving & thriving at the chalkface

Written by: Pete Henshaw | Published:
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Welcome to our regular supplement for early career teachers and those who support them. This 18-page pdf download offers a wealth of practical advice to support new teachers

This supplement, which was published in June 2021, includes a particular focus on the Early Career Framework and how the new two-year induction period will work as well as your entitlements and rights.

We also offer advice on CPD, wellbeing and general good practice for new teachers and we look at effective mentoring, offering advice for both the mentors and the mentees...

This supplement has been kindly supported by the National Education Union. Articles include:

  • What you should receive: What entitlements and support should the Early Career Framework give for early career teachers?
  • Wellbeing from day one: How can we ensure self-care is at the top of our to-do list?
  • All change as the ECF arrives? An overview of the Early Career Framework reforms
  • From one to two years... How is induction for new teachers changing and what are the roles and responsibilities of everyone concerned?
  • In light of the disruption during the last year, what should your professional priorities be for September 2021?
  • What hurdles will new teachers face this coming academic year? Useful tips from new teachers and those who mentor them...
  • Tips for both the mentee and mentor on how to make mentoring relationships effective
  • How to be an effective mentor – advice for those who will be supporting ECTs from September
  • Career ambitions? A fascinating research study into what ambitions trainee teachers have for their careers ahead

You can download this supplement for free by clicking the button on this page.


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